WE WOLLs Workshop at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition


Water Europe is hosting a dedicated Water-Oriented Living Labs Workshop during the IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, happening from the 11 to the 15th of September in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Under the title ‘ Water-Oriented Living Labs as a mean to engage stakeholders in the development and demonstration of water technologies’, the workshop will present cases and discuss WOLLs as a mean to engage stakeholders to co-develop water technologies and speed up the demonstration of innovation.  In particular, WOLLs and lessons learnt will be presented from different European regions and sectors:

  • Water Europe, Belgium: Overview of European WOLL’s Atlas and mechanisms to promote its development, presented by the association leading this effort
  • Scottish Water Horizons will present the Water Test Network, offering testing facilities for SMEs to develop new technology. Partners are from Scotland, Ireland, Germany, Netherlands, France, and Belgium
  • REWAISE will present activities of 24 partners demonstrating innovative processes and governance models at WOLL’s in three hubs (Mediterranean, Atlantic and Continental).
  • Sweden Water Research will present Oerewise, the Greater Copenhagen Living Lab focusing on climate change adaptation in urban areas of the Oeresund Region.

The workshop will take place on the 14th of September from 15.45 – 17.15.  Check the full event’s programme.



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